Poisoned Pins - Claire Malloy, Bk 8 Author:Joan Hess Claire Malloy loves her life. But how did it go by so fast? A bookstore owner, part-time sleuth, and full-time single mother, Claire is about to turn the big four-oh! Good thing her teenage daughter, Caron, has just been recruited by the Kappa Theta Eta girl, whose sorority house is next door to the Malloys, to be a consultant for the cosmetics ... more »empire My Beautiful Self, Inc. At the very least, Claire can get a little help with those fine lines around her eyes...but at what cost?
Turns out there’s a high price to pay to look one’s best. After a series of dangerous and suspicious incidents, including a hit-and-run "accident" that kills a sorority sister, it becomes clear to Claire that the beauty business in Farberville, Arkansas, is getting pretty ugly - and with every new makeover another dark circle rises from beneath the surface...« less
Claire Malloy, bookstore owner, part-time sleuth, and full-time single mother, isn't quite sure she's ready to handle her big 4-0 birthday or her teenage dauther, Caron. the Kappa Theta Eta sorority, which happens to be housed right next door to the Malloys, has just recruited Caron to be a My Beautiful Self, Inc. consultant. But beauty makeovers may not be all the sorority girls are specializing in.
This is another of Joan Hess's Claire Malloy Mysteries. Her writing style is humorous and her characters well developed. An enjoyable read, whether it is the first book in the series you read or the 8th.